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The Tree Lady, Sharon Durdant-Hollamby, President of the Institute of Chartered Foresters. talks all things trees, nature and well-being to fascinating people from all walks of life. All views expressed by me are my own.

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The Tree Lady, Sharon Durdant-Hollamby, President of the Institute of Chartered Foresters. talks all things trees, nature and well-being to fascinating people from all walks of life. All views expressed by me are my own.

    Peter Wohlleben - The Heartbeat Of Trees

    Peter Wohlleben - The Heartbeat Of Trees

    Peter Wohlleben is a German forester and author who writes on ecological themes in popular language. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, published by Greystone Publishing which was translated from German into English in 2016. His new book, The Heartbeat of Trees, is out in June and this episode is designed to coincide with that. He recently featured in The Guardian and The Times in relation to publicity for the book.

    The press release can be viewed here.

    • 55 min
    Peter Wohlleben - The Heartbeat Of Trees Soundbite

    Peter Wohlleben - The Heartbeat Of Trees Soundbite

    Peter Wohlleben is a German forester and author who writes on ecological themes in popular language. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, published by Greystone Publishing which was translated from German into English in 2016. His new book, The Heartbeat of Trees, is out in June and this episode is designed to coincide with that. He recently featured in The Guardian and The Times in relation to publicity for the book. 

    In this soundbite, Peter talks to Sharon about whether the human 'super-powers' need to be sharpened in this era of climate change and bio-diverstity loss. 
    The press release can be viewed here.

    • 2 min
    Sheffield - And Now The Good News!

    Sheffield - And Now The Good News!

    Before, during and after views of the situation that faced, and still is facing the people and the council of Sheffield, after the felling of five and a half thousand trees from 2017. 
    Featuring:-


    Christine King – STAG – on the Street Tree Partnership - website features the timeline of events that took place.Darren Butt - Sheffield Street Tree Strategist - Treeconomics website for dataCatharine Nuttgens - Community Forest Manager, Sheffield City CouncilSarah Shorley – Urban Projects officer at the Woodland Trust – Sheffield Street Tree PartnershipAnna from Kids Plant Trees and her children – they have worked on a variety of tree planting projects in the city.

    • 1 hr 39 min
    View on Sheffield - Sarah Shorley - The Woodland Trust - Soundbite

    View on Sheffield - Sarah Shorley - The Woodland Trust - Soundbite

    Sarah Shorley is the Urban Projects Officer for the Woodland Trust, and in this soundbite she delivers her dream scenario for Sheffield in the wake of the tree removals which is discussed in the full episode out this friday May 28th.

    Inspired by community activism for trees in her home city of Sheffield, Sarah joined the Woodland Trust in 2018 to lead the Tree Charter community mobilisation programme.    Sarah’s passion for mobilising people, working in partnership and driving policy change, led her to join the Trust's urban team in January 2020 where her remit involves working to bring together multiple stakeholders from within local communities and council departments to secure the protection, creation and establishment of urban woods and trees. 

    • 1 min
    Sheffield Trees.....Before the Good News...Soundbite

    Sheffield Trees.....Before the Good News...Soundbite

    One woman's soundbite, an extract taken from the full interview to be published on May 28th. 

    • 4 min
    Sheffield - A Nature Emergency- Soundbite

    Sheffield - A Nature Emergency- Soundbite

    Anna Parkin talks here about the nature recovery plan in collaboration with  Sheffield Green Parents and Kids Plant Trees have been joined by Rotherham Wildlife Trust, Sheffield Greenpeace, Sheffield Climate Alliance, The Diocese of Sheffield, Sheffield Friends of the Earth and more to declare a Nature Emergency for Sheffield.
    Get involved on your social media and support this by putting posters in your windows saying that you declare a nature emergency for Sheffield, on Friday, 21st May!  Check the opening page at Wild Sheffield.com to add your e-mail and name for more details. Soundbite here - full episode Friday 28th May with multiple interviews about Sheffield - And Now The Good News!

    • 2 min

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